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2013 BRFSS Survey Results: North Carolina

Seatbelt Use-Whites

How often do you use seat belts when you drive or ride in a car?
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  Total
Respond.^
Always Nearly Always/Sometimes Seldom/Never
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
North Carolina 8,301 7,797 93.3 92.5-94.1 394 5.4 4.7- 6.1 110 1.3 1.0- 1.7
-Whites 5,806 5,469 93.3 92.4-94.2 264 5.3 4.6- 6.2 73 1.3 1.0- 1.8
GENDER
Male 2,274 2,060 89.8 88.0-91.3 165 8.1 6.7- 9.7 49 2.2 1.5- 3.0
Female 3,532 3,409 96.6 95.7-97.3 99 2.8 2.1- 3.7 24 0.6 0.4- 0.9
HISPANIC
Hispanic 132 *** *** *** *** *** *** *** *** ***
Non-Hispanic 5,661 5,330 93.3 92.3-94.2 259 5.3 4.6- 6.2 72 1.4 1.0- 1.8
AGE
18-34 760 692 90.4 87.6-92.6 57 8.4 6.3-11.1 *** *** ***
35-44 679 633 93.4 91.0-95.3 38 5.5 3.8- 7.8 *** *** ***
45-54 961 909 94.1 91.8-95.8 31 3.7 2.4- 5.7 21 2.2 1.3- 3.7
55-64 1,216 1,161 95.1 93.3-96.4 45 3.9 2.7- 5.4 *** *** ***
65-74 1,178 1,114 94.3 92.3-95.8 52 4.9 3.5- 6.8 *** *** ***
75+ 971 922 95.4 93.3-96.9 39 3.0 2.0- 4.5 *** *** ***
EDUCATION
Less Than H.S. 564 531 94.3 91.5-96.3 21 3.4 2.0- 5.8 *** *** ***
H.S. or G.E.D. 1,567 1,461 91.0 88.6-93.0 84 7.3 5.5- 9.6 22 1.7 1.0- 2.8
Some Post-H.S. 1,629 1,538 93.9 92.2-95.2 68 4.7 3.5- 6.2 23 1.4 0.9- 2.3
College Graduate 2,040 1,934 94.6 93.1-95.8 90 4.9 3.7- 6.3 *** *** ***
HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 553 513 91.0 87.0-93.9 27 6.0 3.6- 9.7 *** *** ***
$15,000- 24,999 884 841 94.4 92.1-96.1 30 3.9 2.5- 6.1 *** *** ***
$25,000- 34,999 526 491 91.1 86.8-94.1 32 8.2 5.4-12.4 *** *** ***
$35,000- 49,999 715 663 92.5 89.5-94.6 42 6.0 4.1- 8.7 *** *** ***
$50,000- 74,999 699 662 94.2 91.2-96.2 27 5.0 3.1- 8.0 *** *** ***
$75,000+ 1,303 1,242 94.5 92.7-95.9 47 4.1 3.0- 5.8 *** *** ***
DISABILITY STATUS
Yes 1,721 1,599 92.0 90.1-93.6 88 5.6 4.3- 7.2 34 2.5 1.6- 3.7
No 4,056 3,844 93.8 92.7-94.8 175 5.2 4.3- 6.3 37 1.0 0.6- 1.4
VETERAN STATUS
Veteran 829 759 91.1 88.2-93.3 55 6.7 4.9- 9.2 *** *** ***
Non-Veteran 4,976 4,710 93.7 92.7-94.6 208 5.1 4.3- 6.1 58 1.2 0.9- 1.7
RURAL COUNTY RESIDENT
Yes 2,928 2,749 93.1 91.7-94.3 136 5.4 4.3- 6.7 43 1.5 1.1- 2.2
No 2,878 2,720 93.6 92.3-94.8 128 5.3 4.2- 6.5 30 1.1 0.7- 1.7

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PLEASE NOTE: Due to changes in the weighting methodology and other factors, results from 2013 are NOT comparable to 2010
and earlier years.

***The estimate was suppressed because it did not meet statistical reliability standards. See BRFSS 2013 Annual Results Technical Notes for more details.

^Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
Percentages are weighted to population characteristics and therefore cannot be calculated exactly from the numbers in this table.

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